Forum discusses future of education

Apr 6 2013 - 11:09pm


OGDEN -- The Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service at Weber State University on Wednesday will host the Haven J. Barlow Spring Leadership Forum, with a panel discussion, "Education in Utah: Where Are We Going?"

The 90-minute event begins at noon in the Ballroom of the Shepherd Union Building. Panelists will discuss the state of Utah education and how to produce an educated citizenry, with workforce skills necessary to compete in the global marketplace.

Panelists will include Mark Bouchard, of Prosperity 2020; Utah state Sen. Jerry Stevenson; Utah state Sen. Aaron Osmond; and Larry K. Shumway, former Utah superintendent of Public Instruction.

Weber State is at 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden.

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